By popular demand, we are pleased to provide the materials supporting the Horizon 2020 for Rail event held by concurrent webinar from Hallam Street, on 8th Nov 2013.
I simply found this event useful, informative, interesting and fun!
We'd like to thank all our guest presenters - Dennis, Andy, Cliff, George, Tony, Lea and Martin - for their time and input, and of course, all delegates, who made the event what it was - "useful, informative, interesting and fun"!
Thank you to those who have already provided some very useful feedback on this event. As a result of this, we expect to run a more multimodal event next year (nearly 70% of respondents said a multimodal event would be even more attractive), and a specific Shift2Rail one earlier in the year. If you attended this event and haven't yet provided feedback, do please take 2 mins to complete our short survey, so that we can bring you an even better event next year.
Liked the on-line presentation. Good sound, video and presentation. On-line moderation was excellent.
If you didn't attend the event and want to find out more about Horizon 2020, we have written an article that provides some pointers to Horizon 2020, which should help you get started.
I thought the afternoon session was a good way of structuring the networking and allowed people to connect with others that were interested in similar areas, as opposed to just serendipity bringing them together
If you have any questions about Horizon 2020, please contact Cliff Funnell, our guru on Horizon 2020 for Surface Transport.
Please note that all delegates were provided - in advance via a link, and on the day with hard copies - with an extracted set of rail-relevant content from the most up to date copy of the Horizon 2020 Surface Transport Draft Work Programme. The final version is due to be ratified on 11th Dec, and the European Commission has just released "pre-publication" version, which is available to download from their site.
Visit the Transport Research Portal for a visual representation and list of past projects.
As a single person enterprise, I was unsure whether the funding mechanism for H2020 would make it possible for me to participate. I was able to get the information I needed so that I now know that it is feasible.
Presentations, delegate list, webinar recording, networking
All presentations from the 8th Nov event are available to download, along with other relevant material, from our Accelerating Innovation in Rail document library.
RIA will supply the delegates of this event with a copy of the networking workshop outputs, and we will also ask UNIFE/ERRAC etc to pass this on to project co-ordinators (when they become known).
You can view a real-time recording of the webinar here (you can fast-forward, rewind and pause it).
The brokerage sessions were really useful for brain-storming and making new contacts.
You can watch the presentations with the original narrative (or download them) by clicking the links from the agenda list below, clicking on the embedded videos at the end of this article, or visiting our Slideshare pages.